In this class (Shiur) Mrs Shira smiles discusses Hoshana Rabba.
In this shiur (Torah class), Rabbi Shimon Isaacson speaks about the special event that occured on Erev Pesach; Birkat Hachama.
In this shiur (Torah class), Rabbi Michael Taubes presents an overview of the unique Bikat Hachama, blessing on the sun. This bracha is only said once every 28 years, and falls out this year on Erev Pesach. Rabbi Taubes explains the reason and calculations behind the bracha, as well as provides insight into the significance of the event.
In this Shiur (Torah class) Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the special event that occured on Erev Pesach; Birkat Hachama.
In this shiur (Torah class), Rebbetzin Heller discusses the unique essence of the mitzvah of Rosh Chodesh, as described in the Torah.
Using Halacha and Chassidus, Rabbi Hershel Reichman expounds on the differences between the destruction of the First Jewish Temple and the Second Temple.
In this Torah shiur (class) Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg discusses Parshat Shekalim, Parshat Zachor, Parshat Parah, and Parshat Hachodesh, which are read in the weeks surrounding Purim, leading up to Rosh Chodesh Nissan.
In this Torah shiur (class) on Tu B’shvat, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller describes the nature of the day, its relationship to Eretz Yisrael (the land of Israel), and how we can connect to the day in our own lives. The class also explains the concept of the number 15.
In this shiur (Torah class), Rabbi Hershel Reichman discusses the holiday of Tu B’Shvat. From a Chassidic perspective, this class delves into the spiritual meaning and function of the day. Just as a tree, acts as a conduit between the rain-soaked earth and the blossoming fruit, Man’s purpose in this world is to use the word of G-d to galvanize himself to positive action. This class also discusses deep significance of each of the Seven Species that are unique to the Land of Israel.
Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses a period in the Jewish calendar known as Shovavim.
In honor of Lag BaOmer, Rebbetzin Heller delves into the idea of the beauty of each individual and how that theme relates to us. In this class, Rebbetzin Heller explains the deeper messages behind the deaths of the 24,000 students of Rabbi Akiva, and the gift that Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai bequeathed to us.
In this Torah shiur (class), Rebbetzin Heller explores the relationship between Rosh Chodesh and women. We learn in the Torah, that the women’s faith was greater than the men’s, since they did not take part in the sin of the Golden Calf. Because of this, the women were rewarded with a “partial holiday” of Rosh Chodesh.